The Loire Valley is home to many different regions, including Loire. Loire can offer you so much. You can leave your hotels in Loire to visit the quadrangle castle at Essalois or the Abbey of Charlieu and the Priory of Montverdun Peak in Roanne. Stay in Loire cheap hotels to afford an extended stay. Through EasyToBook.com, you can easily book discount hotels. Loire can then introduce you to the Gothic Cathedral with its 13th century wooden ceiling at Montbrisson. You can also venture to the 13th century Church of St. Étienne in Saint-Étienne.
Saint-Étienne is the capital of Loire. It has several churches, including the 17th century Notre Dame and three museums. You can go see the museum of Modern Art, the Museum of Bridges and the Mine Museum in Saint-Étienne. You can also wander through the city’s many parks and gardens. If you want to do something different, you can always head for the ski resort of Chamazel or the Corbusier designed House of Culture in Firminy.